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Quasi-neutrality is only observed with bulk plasma. Although it appears neutral to outside observance at large scales, we also know at smaller scales the movement of the charge carriers creates EM fields and electric currents which further affect its behavior. In reality in space no such condition exists, as the plasma is not confined in little glass jars ...


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I'll send you to this link, in which the Saha equation is explained much better then in the wikipedia article. As for where to find the values for the partition function, you should calculate them from the level energies and the actual temperature of your plasma. On the NIST atomic spectra database you can find a list with most of the known energy levels ...


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Quark Gluon Plasma was originally referred as a "plasma" because some of the physics relating to "color charge" are very similar to the physics relating to a plasma of Coulomb charges. Quarks have "color charge", which are referred as red, green, and blue. Three colors will yield "white" and thus colorlesness/color-neutrality, analogously to how a positive ...


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According to "Surface chemistry of gold nanoparticles produced by laser ablation in aqueous media." Sylvestre J-P, Poulin S, Kabashin AV, Sacher E, Meunier M, Luong JHT http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/jp047134%2B A detailed chemical analysis showed that the nanoparticles formed were partially oxidized by the oxygen present in solution. The ...


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Introduction to Plasma Physics by Francis Chen is probably one of the best sources for introductory plasma physics, despite being slightly dated (publication date of 1995) and using CGS units. It covers, among other things, particle motions in E&M fields plasmas as fluids (e.g., MHD) plasmas as particles (kinetic theory) controlled fusion As a ...


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$\nabla\cdot\mathbf B=0$ does indicate that there are no magnetic monopoles, so there isn't a "starting" or "ending" point for field lines is mostly correct. So this must mean that magnetic field lines either form closed loops extend to infinity intersect the domain boundary (wall, stellar surface, etc) So the "starting & ending points" issue ...



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